Tuesday, March 5, 2024

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ATA and NHVR unite for level crossing safety

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) and National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) have issued a crucial safety notice to help truck drivers to remain vigilant...

Logan deploys new weed killing technology

Logan City Council has deployed a state-of-the-art sensor to detect and kill pavement weeds. Council says that previously, it took up to a year for...

Mildura council backs call to axe freight tax

Mildura Rural City Council has joined calls for the Victorian Government to scrap reported plans for a new tax on truck freight at the...

Townsville bin lifts top 3.5 million

Townsville City Council’s 27 sidearm waste trucks have lifted more than 3.5 million bins across the city this year. The huge number covers Townsville’s domestic...

E-scooter support gathers speed in SA

The South Australian Government says the state's residents have overwhelmingly supported the use of private e-scooters and other personal mobility devices on local roads...

Hydrogen bus trial pulls in to Illawarra

NSW's newest hydrogen bus will enter service in the Illawarra today as it begins doing the rounds of Wollongong’s free Gong Shuttle loop. Minister for...

NHVR announces network map for road managers

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has announced it will release a heavy vehicle National Network Map on 20 December."For the first time, the...

First e-scooter trial for metro Sydney

Georges River Council has been announced as the first in the Sydney metro area to trial shared e-scooters. Kogarah will become the sixth council area...

Date set for Albury e-scooter trial

NSW There will be a new way to get around Albury this summer, with locals and visitors able to jump on a shared e-scooter as...

Electric weed control trials creating a buzz

Australian-first trials of a device that uses electricity to kill weeds are yielding promising results, particularly for combating herbicide-resistant weeds in Western Australia. The project,...

Bus industry roundtables rolled out for emission talks

Victorian Minister for Public and Active Transport, Gabrielle Williams, has today announced a series of transport industry roundtables for bus operators to explore the...

Adelaide endorses EV roadmap

The City of Adelaide Council has endorsed a roadmap to accelerate the shift to Electric Vehicles (EV) in the city and North Adelaide. Prepared by industry...

Hydrogen buses released in Melbourne

Two Australian-made and designed hydrogen buses are set to be rolled out across Melbourne’s west. Minister for Public and Active Transport, Gabrielle Williams this week...

Hundreds of new bus drivers keep Brisbane moving

Brisbane City Council has hired more than 400 new bus drivers this year as part of an ongoing recruitment campaign to keep Brisbane moving. Lord...

NHVR launches interactive road management tool

The National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR) has launched Freight PASS - an interactive tool for road managers to make more informed decisions about the...